Monday, January 14, 2013

INTRODUCING: Stately Flowers 6, Lovely Ladybug, Stamp it Big




The Design Team for Gina K. Designs welcomes you to another fabulous Inspiration Blog Hop! Gina and the Design Team will inspire
you with many beautiful ideas! And as you hop through their blogs, make sure to leave a comment on each of them because we will choose
a few random comments and those stampers will each win a grab bag of Gina K. Designs products! To see the full list of winners check
the Big News forum at Stamp TV a few days after the hops.

  Today I will be showing you ideas with Stately Flowers 6, 
Lovely Ladybug (my stamp set), Stamp it Big

There are a TON of samples here - and some cards use more than one set!


this first card uses Stamp It Big!


Stamp it Big - fun birthday card for a boy!
close up of the birthday card
A card using Gina's new cardstock and Stately Flowers 6

This card uses Stately Flowers 6 and a sentiment from Assorted Greetings

Readers were commenting whether you can use the lovely ladybug set without a cut file! Punches work great!
Instead of using the cut file, try using the 1 3/8" punch, it fits perfect!

This card uses lovely ladybug and some of the new ribbons and a red button from Gina's new color collection

Timeless colors with Black, White and Red. THe strip of black is embossed with polka dots! Note the tiny red button in the center of the bug!
This was a card that I used the new Gina K. color inks on to compare it to memento inks. I love the coverage of the inks and added it to the innocent pink card base to create a simple card.

Don't limit yourself to circle punches - try a heart punch! For this card, I stamped the polka dot ladybug on white card stock, then punched out three hearts, added some new Gina K. buttons and the sentiment from Lovely Ladybugs. Quick simple valentine!

quick card with new Gina K. designer paper and the lovely ladybug set. Added some black gems to the back of the bug! The circle is punched out with the 1 3/8" punch and is raised up with foam squares.
Debbie Corbari challenged me to make a "snapshot" card with my ladybug in the photo. Who has two inky thumbs and doesn't back away from a challenge - this girl!

Quick and simple design just using images from Lovely Ladybug



 Well! That was a ton of cards! Hope you enjoyed them!



Check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:






all items in the cards above are available from Gina K. Designs unless otherwise noted





101 comments:

Theresa Momber said...

Your samples are beautiful! I love your new Ladybug set. It is so versatile and fun!

Melanie said...

A ton of GREAT cards!! Love the best bday wishes for boy and bits of white you added to the pine cone! Hard to pick a fave ladybug, they are all "lovely"!

Misti said...

WOW! You made a lot of cards!!! I LOVE, LOVE how you used the new dp with the ladybug set!!! My want list keeps getting longer! LOL!

catdidit said...

Oh so awesome on all of these Beth!! Loving working with your set too!

Susan White said...

So many lovely cards! The lady bugs are adorable. Luv them!!

Tina said...

GORGEOUS creations!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE that ladybug set!!! Can't wait to get my hands on it!!!

Anonymous said...

You are amazing Beth! These samples are over-the-top gorgeous! The ladybug set is so much fun! Hugs! Sean

Judy Anderson said...

I must by the lady bug set!! So many cute uses and ladybugs are adorable.

naneruth said...

All of the samples are great! Such a cute ladybug.

stamper said...

Love the ladybugs. My stepmom is know as the Ladybug Lady at her condo. So I am always looking for different ladybugs! Thank you!

Laurie Morris said...

Nice cards. I love the simplicity and clean look of the pink Smile card and the blue Birthday one. Great job.

Debbie Corbari said...

ShaZAM! You rocked all of these! Love that ladybug photo!

Sharon said...

Great cards! All such fun designs! That ladybug has so much potential!

Lynne said...

You have been busy with the wonderful new Gina K stamps. Love them all. Your cards are terrific. Clean, simple, and elegant.

Sue D said...

Lots of great cards. The ladybug is so cute!

Heartwarmers from Vicki said...

You have shown a lot of great examples for the ladybug stamps!

Verna Angerhofer said...

You sure have been busy making all those lovely cards for us to be inspired. And, inspired, I was indeed! Thanks for sharing and I am going to love those stamp sets too.

Luanna said...

You made so many gorgeous cards! I especially like the Stamp It Big examples.
Thanks for the inspiration.

mtscrapgal said...

Beth, thanks for showing us so many ways to use the new stamps. Your cards knock me out.Great tips about using punches too.

Casmiles said...

what fun cards? I love the BIG, and the ladybugs and the polka dots, and....

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Oh Beth, they are all wonderful and the ladybugs are super fun!

Mkcarper said...

I love the ladybug set. Such cute ideas.

--Marcy said...

Creat Cards! Love the pine cone one with the masculine feel.

Mateja Povše said...

All of the ladybug cards are just adorable! Love it :)

janet33234 said...

Love all of the cards. Great designs and so very creative.

Beastybunny said...

So many wonderful cards! Great job!

Sharon Roselli said...

wow awesome cards!Love the ladybugs and the sentiment cards. so many ideas in one spot. thanks for the shot of creative juice.

Marianne Barkman said...

Stunning! and so Inspiring. Thanks for sharing

Margy said...

Love them all. Dad card is stunning!

elizabeth said...

What a fantastic collection of cards. I love those ladybug ones. So cute.

Kathy Berger said...

OH MY GOSH! So many WONDERFUL cards. Love seeing so many great ideas for each set, some of which I would never have imagined!

mermaid fenicia said...

Love those cards ^_^

FeedYourSoulArt said...

Love love love the card with all of the pink and red lady bugs, thank you for sharing, Kat

mamasue123 said...

I love ladybugs, and love your cards! Great job!

Deb R said...

Lady Bugs! Great card ideas.

JoAnn P said...

I love the clean style of these cards, especially the first one

EstherT said...

Wow - so many great cards! They are all so lovely - the pine cone one is stunning and the ladybug snapshot is adorable!

gramajackie said...

Really cute cards and stamps.

Regina said...

So many great card ideas. I love these stamps.

Susan said...

Wonderful to see the versatility of the stamp sets. Thanks!

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Wow! Your cards are all awesome. What great ideas. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

carrie said...

Super cards! Love the amazing little ladybugs.

Kris in Alaska said...

I really love your CAS type style! Each card got better and better as I was scrolling down the page! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Carol said...

Thanks for a great hop and a look at the new releases. The whole Stamp TV Team rocks!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

windinstarsranch said...

I really love the lady bugs. Seems they can be used for all seasons as well. The fathers day card if fab.

Sharon Harnist said...

LOVE all of your ideas for ladybug cards, Beth -- will definitely have to try some of them! I'm lovin' this sweet set!

Divinity said...

These cards are awesome!!! Love the simplicity of them.

Doris W. said...

Lovely assortment of cards! Love the pine cone card and the snapshot of the ladybug! Very clever!

Craftymima said...

Loved the cards and all the wonderful color combinations thx

Anita Braddock said...

Wow how Amazing love all the cards the added bling is super cute. love the new staps. thanks for sharing

usharon said...

LOVE the ladybug SMILE card!

LisaMartin said...

Wow I think I have a hard time making cards because I try to put to much on a card. You have inspired me today.. THank you !!!!

Jennifer S said...

I LOVE stamp it Big. It will be a must have.

meemee48 said...

OMG! You really went to town making all sorts of cards. Love all your examples.

Kristen said...

WOW! great variety with these sets! Love what you did with them!

Connie Ludgate said...

I really like your grey and pink cards.

Brenda Lee said...

Wow. All of your cards are fabulous. I am in love with your stamp, Lovely Ladybug. It's a great design and so versatile.

thebridgeamit said...

very adorable cards! i love to color flowers as well!

thanks for the chance to win!

jean w. said...

Wow Beth, so many cards! Each one an inspiration...love your ladybug set!

Rosy Newlun said...

What a cart load of cards!!!
I just love the black gems on the back of your ladybug -- brilliant!

PiscesGirl said...

Love the bugs and big words, but really like the way you did the hearts out of the bug body. Great inspiration. :)

Susan Sieracki said...

I'm overwhelmed at the amount of gorgeous samples you created. That ladybug set is a definite must have!

Sharyn Polesel said...

Your cards are so gorgeous! I ordered the ladybug set and can't wait to get it. You have given me some very good ideas. Thanks!

Dee said...

Wow! So many beautiful and fun ways to use the stamp sets. Thanks for the tip on the punch size.

Gayle said...

Awesome, I really can't wait to receive my order and my little lady bug set. Great cards and tips.

Sharon said...

That really was a ton of cards! Thanks for spoiling us with so much absolutely beautiful inspiration

weechi2 said...

You know I wasn't sure I like the lady bug stamps but now that I see some cards using them, I can see a bojatload of possibilities for them as I'm making cards for children with cancer. I really like the coloring used for the father's day card. Great examples

Tammy said...

So fun! I love the "Dad" card!

Julie S. said...

All the cards are great, but I love all those ladybugs! You've given me some great ideas for when I get my hands on that set.

Lucy Newton said...

Magnificent Creations!!!

cltague said...

I love all your cards, but the dad card really knocked my socks off. Love it.

Auntie Em said...

Your cards are all so cute and imaginative. I love all the ways you used the cute ladybugs. So much inspiration! The pinecone one is lovely.
Congratulations on the great stamp collection! :)

Caryn S said...

Using a punch for the ladybugs is a great tip! Love the polaroid ladybug card too, that was so cute! I think all of your cards are awesome but I think the ones I like best are the monochrome ones.

Kitty said...

I love your new lady bugs. All of your cards are just lovely

Blessings,
Kathleen

Jean McGee said...

W O W ! ! ! You have been one busy lady. I liiiiike alll of your cards and thanks for the tip on using a punch (cut files I do not have but punches - o my).

Golda said...

How CUTE!!!!

Jan 808 said...

Love the cards! The ladybugs are so cute!!!

Lagene said...

Love the Stamp it Big sentiments! and the state flowers card is beautiful, cute lovely ladybug card

Christy Q @ SchnauzerCrafts Creations said...

Just gorgeous!!! I love your Kraft, black and red card!

Laurie in MN said...

Wonderful cards. The Dad card is beautiful. Making so many cards with the ladybug, shows the versatility of the set.

Mary Ann said...

Awesome cards,All are very pretty,love the stamp,scrappinggg.blogspot.com/

Ravengirl said...

These are all super cute! Love your new set!

Madeleen said...

Gosh, you have been busy! So much inspiration! Thank you!

Lee said...

Holy Cannoli!!!! Just gobsmacking!!! You were on a major roll....gorgeous creations!! Can I say THANK YOU soooo much for designing the ladybug set??? I'm in heaven!!!!! You are so stinkin' clever making adorable hearts with them too!!

Jasmine said...

Your cards have such variety to them, ranging from subtle and elegant to bright and bold. Thanks for the chance to win!

Cynthia Clark said...

The ladybug set is my fave. Can't wait to get that one.

cosie said...

Fanastic range of cards...This set is a must.

Betty Neville said...

WOW - what a fantastic assortment of cards! I just may "need" your new set!

Olga said...

The cards are so beautiful! So many variations of using one set!

Karen said...

Wow, what a great bunch of cards! I especially love the card with the camera taking a picture of the ladybug--so creative!

ScrappyKsue said...

These are all so cute. I definately love the ladybugs!

Leanne said...

Love these stamp sets

Sonya van Stee said...

Gorgeous cards, Beth! I think my all-time favourite (hard to actually pick one) is the snapshot card with the ladybug "in the photo" - what a great idea! Great work - very inspirational to all of us! Thanks!

Ann said...

What a fabulous set of cards you've created! I really like the Lovely Ladybugs set you designed--offers lots of fun possibilities!

Sylvia said...

Wow! I'm awed by the amount of beautiful cards you made with these gorgeous stamp sets. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

Diana Evensen said...

Yes, that IS a ton of cards! Thanks for the great ideas. (The snap shot card with the lady bug is very cute, but I'm wondering why you did it monochromatic?)

Anonymous said...

Love the ladybug. That stamp set looks like it's very versatile.
Great cards.

NJMullins said...

These are all adorable! Love the versatility of the sets!

Jeanne Kouyeas said...

Your ladybug set is so cute... Love the cards you've made and enjoyed watching the stamp tv video spotlighting the set

Brenda Beckham said...

Beth, you have some adorable cards! Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas!!

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